505-662-31001450 Iris St. Los Alamos, NM 87544

Los Alamos Teen Center

Mon-Thurs: Noon - 8pm Summer Hours


Los Alamos Teen Center provides a safe place for teenagers attending Los Alamos High School to congregate, study, play video games, and have fun. Admission to the teen center is free to Los Alamos Teenagers and individuals attending the Los Alamos School District.

Los Alamos Teen Center operations are funded by Los Alamos County, and administered by The Family YMCA. Numerous project partners and individuals donate time and money to enable us to offer enriching, engaging and inspiring activities and programs for teens.

We welcome your ideas and requests for new programning, and encourage you to come by and see what programs we are currently offering.


Los Alamos Teen Center is free for all teenagers attending Los Alamos High School or being home schooled in Los Alamos County. Daily attendance averages between 40 to 70 teenagers.

Hours of Operation

School Year Hours Summer Hours
Mon-Thurs: Noon - 8pm Mon-Thurs: 10am - 8pm
Friday: Noon - 11 pm Friday: 10am - 11pm
Saturday: 1 - 11pm Saturday: 1 pm -11 pm

Center Address:

475 20th Street
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Ph: (505) 695-7415
Director: Sylvan Sierra Argo
Email: sargo@laymca.org
Asst. Director: George Marsden
E-mail: gmarsden@laymca.org

Center Programs:

(Please see our online calendar for updated program times/dates)

Upcycled Art Projects
Mural Painting
Music Recording & Production
Mixed Media Art
Art & Discussion Groups
Open Mic Night
Video Game Club
Movie Nights
Field Trips
Youth Mobilizers
Y Earth Service Corps
Youth Conservation Corps
Job Skills Training
Resume Editing & Support
5th Quarters
After-Homecoming/Prom Events


Los Alamos County
The Family YMCA
Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
Key Club
Leadership Los Alamos
Los Alamos Youth Leadership
Los Alamos Family Council
Family Strengths Network
Los Alamos Public Schools
Los Alamos Monitor
Los Alamos Community Health Council
Trinity On The Hill

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